Patient Moving and Handling Training

 

Course Aim

The aim of this particular course is to ensure all attendees have a clear understanding of the principals of safe lifting and patient handing within the workplace.

 

Course Outline

Definition of Manual Handling

Statistics

Legislation Overview

Ergonomics

How the body works / Anatomy and Injury

Types of injuries

Mechanics / Bio-Mechanics

Risk Assessment ( T.I.L.E)

Lifting Safely / 8 Principals of Lifting

Practical Demonstration

Patient Moving and Handling Practical

Exam

 

Duration:  1 full day

Maximum number per class 10

Certification:  EDS Certification valid for 2 years

 

Fortnightly Patient Moving and Handling Training taking place onsite at our purpose built training facility in Naas, Co. Kildare.  On site training also available upon request.

Call one of our team today at 045 898060 or email us at info@edst.ie for more information.

 

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